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Skilled Migration Visas

187 Regional Sponsored Migration


This visa is a permanent residence visa for skilled workers who want to work in regional Australia. It allows you to work in Australia under one of three streams:

  • The Temporary Residence Transition stream
  • The Direct Entry Stream
  • The Agreement Stream

Eligibility

  • Be nominated by an approved Australian employer for a job in regional Australia within 6 months before you apply
  • You should be under 45 years of age
  • Meet the skills, qualifications and English language requirements of the position
  • Meet Health and Character requirements

*If you are older than 50 years of age you can still apply

Temporary Residence Transition

  • Eligible for subclass 457,482 or related bridging visa A, B or C visa holders
  • Must have worked at least 3 years full-time while holding the visa, in the same occupation with nominating employer
  • You must be nominated by your employer

Direct Entry

  • Have to be nominated under the direct entry stream by an Australian Employer
  • You must work for your employer in regional Australia
  • You must work for your employer in regional Australia
  • This visa is applicable to temporary residents who don’t qualify under the Temporary Residence Transition stream
  • your occupation must be on the relevant list of eligible skilled occupations
  • you must have at least Competent English. IELTS 6 | PTE 50 on all bands of the language exam

Processing Time

Visa Streams 75% of the applications 90% of the applications
Temporary Residence Transition 11 months 16 months
Direct Entry 21 months 23 months

Cost/Fee: $4,045

Location: You can be in or outside Australia when you apply for the visa and when a decision is made on the visa (If applying in Australia then you must hold a substantive visa or bridging visa A, B or C)

What you can do with this visa

  • Stay in Australia indefinitely
  • Work and study in Australia
  • Enrol in Medicare
  • Sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
  • Travel to and from Australia for five years (After that you would require a resident return visa or other visa to return to Australia)
  • Apply for Australian Citizenship if eligible

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IELTS

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a standardized English language proficiency exam that has been designed to test the English Proficiency of International students and migrants who wish to study, live and work in an English-speaking country/ environment. IELTS in managed by reputed International Organizations including the British Council, IDP, IELTS Australia and University of Cambridge ESQL Examination.

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PTE

The PTE exam is a computer based English language test which helps migrants and international students in non-native English speaking countries to gain the required English proficiency required to study or work overseas. It tests individuals on four components, including Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

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Australia introduces NEW Regional Migration visas!
Good news for International Skilled workers, as Australia is set to introduce two new Skilled Regional visas, which launch on 16 November 2019. An additional permanent visa pathway will also become active from November 2022.

The new skilled regional visas will enable skilled migrants and dependent family members to live and work in regional Australia for upto 5 years.

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Australian Annual Migration Cap lowered
In an effort to curb overpopulation in major Australian cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, the government has announced that it plans to reduce the annual permanent migration cap from 190,000 down to 160,000 from July 2019. This is nearly a 15% decrease from the previous year. Of the 160,000 applications accepted, 70% will be in the skilled migration stream (110,000 places), while 30% will be from family migration (47,000 places). Employer sponsored visa will offer 39,000 places, and State and Territory Nominated categories will offer 38,968 places in 2019/20. The government plans to keep this cap in place for at least the next 3 years.

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Based on the latest Hays report for 2019, it is suggested that the demand for skilled workers in Australia is expected to increase over the next two quarters of 2019, owing to the commencement of major planned infrastructure projects across the country.

Some of the most in-demand occupations include Risk and Compliance workers, Civil Construction Workers, Data Analysts, Digital Project Managers, Technicians, and Finance Business Partners.

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